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January 21, 1939

Government Services

JAMA. 1939;112(3):253. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800030063018

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Division for Research on Quinine Derivatives  The National Advisory Health Council approved the establishment of a division in the National Institute of Health, U. S. Public Health Service, to carry on research into possible new uses of quinine derivatives, it is reported. The new division will also study the possibilities of raising the plant on American soil. At the present time most of the output of quinine comes from the East Indian colonies of the Netherlands. Lyndon F. Small, Ph.D., research associate in organic chemistry, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, has been appointed to be in charge of the new unit, effective next summer, it was stated.

Examination for Medical Corps of the Navy  An examination of candidates for appointment as Lieutenant (junior grade) in the Medical Corps of the Navy will be held at all naval hospitals in the United States and at the Naval Medical School, Washington, D. C.,

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